sharia Archives - IslamQA

Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.


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Q: What will be a widow’s share in father’s Inheritance (virasat)? Is it like the same share of that like of a marreid daughter? That is half of a son. I am single daughter and 2 brothers. What is there in sharia? A: Yes, it is the same. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.  … read more »

Paying profit on a loan

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Q: I have an interest loan which is fixed interest car loan. However i need a car for work and i am a salesman. I know this loan is haraam. I have asked family and friends to give me a loan but failed. Now I’m stuck with this loan and i would like to find… read more »

Fear of wearing niqaab

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Q: I live in America and I really want to wear the niqab but my mother and father say not to because of the atmosphere in America nowadays. What should I do? I mean there is no way that I can wear the niqab with my mother and father telling me not to and they… read more »

Taking a loan from a bank

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Q: There is a bank here which is offering me personal loan. I was not interested in taking that because it is haram as they will get more money in return of the money they gave me. However the bank showed me a stamp of their personal loan option from the sharia council. So can… read more »